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Three Things: My First, My Favorite, My Future (season 4, episode 6)

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Season 4, Episode 6 of Three Things will welcome 3 WV professionals to share their stories! Guests for this episode include Executive Director of FestivALL/ Performing Artist Brittany Javins, Artist/ Artistic Director of Hearwood in the Hills/FestivALL Princess Jude Binder, and Technical Director at the Clay Center and Charleston Light Opera Guild Tom Pasinetti.

Three Things, produced by Jeff Shirley, presents 3 unique professionals discussing their first, favorite and future works, revealing a side not often seen by the public. Learn what inspires and drives some of your favorite area professionals at this live monthly speaker series.

Brittany Javins Executive Director of FestivALL/ Performing Artist - Brittany grew up as a dancer in Charleston, WV. A former teacher with Kanawha County Schools, she came to FestivALL in 2012 as an intern while studying for her Masters in Arts Administration. After taking on the role of Assistant Director in 2013, she became the Executive Director in 2015. For her next steps, she looks forward to fostering young leadership in the state, while continuing to explore her interests as an artist.

Jude Binder Artist/ Artistic Director of Hearwood in the Hills/FestivALL Princess - Jude’s life in the arts is wide and varied. She attended some of the country’s most prestigious ballet schools in Washington DC, Philadelphia, New York City and Austin, TX to name a few. Her work in woodcarving and mask-making have earned her numerous awards. Best known (or unknown) locally, as the masked FestivALL Princess, she delights thousands every year during Charleston’s annual festival.

Tom Pasinetti Technical Director at the Clay Center and Charleston Light Opera Guild - Tom holds dual degrees in Theater and Physical Education from West Liberty State College and a Master’s Degree in Theater from WVU. He also taught Theater at West Liberty and at Bethany College before moving to Charleston. From the beginnings of the Culture Center Theater, to his current work at the Clay Center and Charleston Light Opera Guild has kept him deep in the Arts scene in our city for decades.

Venue: The John L. Dickinson Family Homeowner Education & Community Center at 815 Court St.-- Located within Habitat For Humanity ReStore
Tickets: Adults $10, students/children $5 at door